Job Title: Livelihoods Officer
Band / Level / Grade: 8B
Department: Thailand Country Program
Overtime Eligible: N/A
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S, cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi and Mae Hong Son Provinces.
The Livelihoods Officer will report directly to the Mae Sot-based Senior Livelihoods Manager to support the development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of IRC Thailand’s livelihoods programs in refugee camps and in urban areas where applicable. With oversight of the Senior Livelihoods Manager, the incumbent will work closely with: (i) field-based program staff primarily based in Ratchaburi and Kanchanaburi to ensure the integration of livelihoods activities into existing Health, Protection and Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) programs; (ii) the Programs Unit in Bangkok to organize and implement initiatives according to program logical frameworks, and to serve as the linkage between Livelihoods program activities in Bangkok and the field. The Livelihoods Officer will be responsible for the execution of IRC Thailand’s livelihoods-related activities under the livelihoods portfolio, with guidance and direction from the Senior Livelihoods Manager, which includes/may include enterprise development, vocational training/certification programs, internship/employment initiatives, mentorship, cash/voucher programming, financial inclusion, micro-grant disbursements, agro-pastoralism and natural resource management, and other activities. The Livelihoods Officer will provide support and input into program reports and proposals as assigned by the Senior Livelihoods Manager
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Senior Livelihoods Manager
Position directly supervises: Camp-based staff in Ratchaburi and Kanchanaburi
Indirect Reporting: Protection Coordinator and Field Coordinator (Ratchaburi)
Other Internal and/or external contacts:
Internal: Country Director, Deputy Director of Programs, Legal Assistance Coordinator, Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) team, Programs and Sub-grants Unit, IRC Thailand field offices in other locations; Finance Unit; Supply Chain Unit
External: Local community-based partner organizations, civil society, non-governmental organizations, academic partners, and private sector partners.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application letter and most recent CV in English stating qualifications and experience should be submitted to the IRC Human Resources Department at Thailand.HR@rescue.org
All applications will be treated confidentially and not returned. The IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. The IRC is an equal opportunity employer.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 July 2018
Contact : Thailand.firstname.lastname@example.org